Outdoor Classroom Boasts Weather Station and Tier Five Garden
“Students were fascinated that Catonsville received 84 inches of rain last year, more than any other Maryland town.”
Making Hiking Trails and Parklands Better in Baltimore
Leakin Park visitors enjoy reforestation and restoration along an upgraded section of natural gas pipeline that safely and reliably serves BGE customers.
The Community Ecology Center connects people with the land that supports us all
With help from a BGE Green Grant, community gardens will offer area residents new skills and healthy outdoor activities – as well as delicious vegetables.
Children get soaked with water, fun and facts during Kids on the Creek Day
The Spa Creek Conservancy introduces kids to the joys of splashing around and connects them to their local waterway
BGE trash cages prevent nearly a ton of trash from washing into Patapsco River
Runoff from large area of south Baltimore flows out of two storm drains at BGE’s Spring Gardens facility – and leaves trash behind.
The Boys & Girls Club of Westminster engages teens in healthy eating
A community garden introduces high school students to the joys of working in the dirt, the satisfaction of problem solving and the delights of fresh vegetables
A Mobile Bike Shop connects neighborhoods to opportunities
BGE supports Bikemore’s Mobile Bike Shop, which makes bikes ready to ride on the spot. The bike shops are also a place to start conversations with residents who want to make their neighborhoods safer and healthier.
Hundreds turn out to turn inefficient air conditioners into cash
Customers from as far away as southwest Baltimore traveled to Bel Air to recycle their appliances
Irvine Nature Center encourages us to explore, respect and protect nature
A BGE Green Grant will help the center train volunteers to share knowledge and enthusiasm about the natural environment
First of 500 BGE electric vehicle chargers opens for business in Annapolis
BGE’s charger network will spur the adoption of EVs and help Maryland meet its clean air and Healthy Chesapeake Bay goals
The right-of-way to help native plants and animals thrive in energy corridors
How integrated vegetation management transforms the area around transmission lines into vibrant natural communities where birds, bees, and butterflies flourish alongside flowering nectar plants.
Save Even More with New Rebates for EV Chargers
BGE’s EVsmart Program offers $300 rebates for residential customers who install a smart charger. It also helps Maryland meet its goal of having 300,000 zero-emission vehicles on the road by 2025 to improve air quality and Chesapeake Bay health.
Keeping Muddy Creek Clear
In Anne Arundel County, Muddy Creek is a sleepy stream that empties into the Rhode River. But when heavy rains hit, a span of the Creek that crosses a BGE transmission right-of-way (ROW) turns into a high-speed sediment delivery service headed straight for the Chesapeake Bay.
Myths, busted: Electric Vehicles
Can EVs get you where you need to go? Will your electric bill skyrocket? Aren’t they more expensive? And are they really ‘clean?’
Electric vehicles made easy
Any vehicle that is powered by electricity from a plug-in rechargeable battery is an electric vehicle (EV).
But did you know there are different types of EVs?
Baltimore and BGE – Birdland
BGE’s Spring Gardens campus in South Baltimore is home to an official Audubon Bird-Friendly Habitat. BGE is the first corporation to earn this recognition!
BGE Linemen Help Osprey Chicks Take Flight
Three osprey chicks were rescued from a nest that caught on fire after being struck by lighting. BGE built a platform for the nest then went above and beyond – rehoming the chicks.
The Patapsco River flows through central Maryland and into the Chesapeake Bay, where its mouth forms Baltimore Harbor. Unfortunately, storm water runoff from the city led to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency listing the river’s Middle Branch as impaired for trash.